Welcome to the weekend! Get ready for British comedy, book reading for kids, 80s synths at Kulturfabrik, a wedding fair or impressive ballet performance.

1. Hear Them Lights at Kulturfabrik

What: 80s synths and groove
Kulturfabrik, 116 Rue de Luxembourg, 4221 Esch-sur-Alzette - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 5 November at 7.30pm - info & tickets

Them Lights makes dark pop, R'n'B and modern electronica. It is the project of Luxembourg-based Sascha Hanlet, who is a producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. This performance is part of this three-year residency at the venue, which will combine groove, 80s synths and exciting arpeggios.

2. Read kids books in Differdange

What: Between ages 3-9
Aalt Stadhaus, 38 Av. Charlotte, 4530 Differdange - Google Maps
 Saturday, 5 November at 10am, 11.30am and 2pm - info & registration

The Bib fir Kids (Library for Kids) takes place ever first Saturday of the month. A real storyteller comes along to the Differdange library to read a story and then organise a crafting activity after. Registration is free (only 15 spots!) and the sessions lasts around an hour (in Luxembourgish).


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3. Find services or be inspired at Wedding Fair

What: All for the perfect day!
LuxExpo, 10 Circuit de La Foire Internationale, 1347 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Saturday, 5 November - Sunday, 6 November between 11am-7pm - info & tickets

Weddings are part of a large industry, but there's nothing wrong with that. Lots of people offer their services wanting to make it one of the most special days in your life. Whether you need a photographer, hairdresser, rent equipment, wedding clothing, catering, honeymoon destinations or locations...this is the place to find those contacts.


4. Watch The Workers Cup

What: The workers behind Qatar 2022
Where: Cinémathèque, 17 Pl. du Théâtre, 2613 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Monday, 7 November at 8.30pm - more info here

A film crew managed to gain access to the controversial housing conditions of millions of immigrant workers in Qatar, who over many years have prepared the country to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. It is one of the biggest scandals in recent sporting history, where big money reigns. See this film and hear an introduction by Sébastien Louis, a specialist in sports and history.

5. Take English guided tour of the Philharmonie

What: Behind the scenes
Where: Philharmonie, 1 Pl. de l'Europe, 1499 Luxembourg - Google Maps
When: Sunday, 6 November at 10.30am - info & tickets

The Philharmonie invites you to guided tours that lead beyond the areas usually accessible to the public. Learn about the building's architecture, see the different concert rooms, sneak backstage and, if you're lucky, catch a glimpse of a rehearsal. This tour is in English!


6. See The Nutcracker ballet

What: Music by Tschaikowsky
Where: Trifolion, 2 Prte St Willibrord, 6486 Echternach - Google Maps
When: Sunday, 6 November at 3pm - info & tickets

The Russian Classical Ballet Theatre is coming to Echternach this weekend for a performance of The Nutcracker. Full of fantasy and romance, it is also a breathtaking performance of some of the world's best ballet dancers.

7. Feel funny at British Comedy Night

What: Extensive line-up
Where: Aalt Stadhaus, 38 Av. Charlotte, 4530 Differdange - Google Maps
When: Sunday, 6 November at 8pm - info & tickets

Four hilarious British comedians are coming to Differdange this weekend! Hosted by Stuart Laws with Harriet Kemsley, Lou Sanders and Phil Wang, you are bound to get some British humour and lots of weird questions about Luxembourg. And...you can win tickets!


© Stuart Laws

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